Markelle Martin set to practice Wednesday

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  1. Titaneers

    Titaneers Ultimate Player

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    bunch of what ifs for this guy..
    like what if he really was second round material and ends up starting
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  2. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

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    When he's ready get him on the field, can't get much worse on defense at this point.
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  3. The Hammer

    The Hammer Straight Ridah

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    Well, now we can all go on getting our hopes up he will help solve our saftey issues
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  4. corymiller

    corymiller New Era Connoisseur

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    We've wasted a lot more picks before...Chris Henry anyone?


    .he was a 6th rounder.

    Low risk. High reward
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  5. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=83609&draftyear=2012&genpos=SS

    They once had him as a 2nd rounder (pre-season), went to 3rd-4th... and we got him in the 6th due to injury. Missed combine due to knee, and most teams knew he'd be out for a while. He decided to do his pro-day (even though he was injured), looked bad and ran a 4.6. Draft stock went down. However, he ran a 4.45 in his junior pro-day.

    Started all 13 games at strong safety and totaled 74-11-0 with five tackles for loss and two forced fumbles.

    Stolen from profootball weekly:
    "flash hitter with linear athleticism, Martin is tough, intense and vocal, but his lack of flexibility is restricting. Maddeningly inconsistent tackler with limited instincts and ball skills who could wind up starting in a league short on safeties. However, he is the type you look to replace and is more ideally suited as a backup"

    MY breakdown: good tackler, goes for big hits and whiffs sometimes. Not a "ball hawk", more of a tackler.. even though he has good hands (played WR a little). Was a leader at OkSt, has the measurables, just needs to fix some minor things. Can't be any worse than Wiffin on missed tkls.

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  6. JCBRAVE

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    Hopefully Griffins
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  7. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    I anticipate him being our starting safety by the end of the year, over Babs.
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  8. JCBRAVE

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    Put down the weed, he's not that good yet.

    I'm not expecting much til next year, if he does somehow take Babs job I'll be impressed.
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  9. xpmar9x

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  10. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    You'd better be joking.


    This guy isn't even Robert Johnson material.


    Sorry guys. Martin is another "allergic to contact" type. The only time he makes a big hit is when someone isn't looking- and it's still a rarity and in bad form.
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